Chief Kowee Plaque, Irwin St. & Glacier Ave at the Evergreen Cemetery at 12th Street and Glacier Ave. This friendly chief of the Auke Tribe is reputed to have helped Juneau and Harris find gold in Juneau.
There is a wood monument and plaque in the front of the Juneau cemetery as a memorial to Chief Kowee. Chief Kowee served as a policeman in early days of Juneau, and died in 1892 at approximately 75 years of age.
Chief Kowee was cremated, as is the custom for Tlingit chieftains.